Do you have a calling to study Scripture in its original languages?
The M.A. in Biblical Exegesis is strategically designed to equip students to exegete Scripture in the original languages for the good of the church and world. Whether you want training and research tools that will contribute to your formation for further academic study, church ministry, missions, translation, teaching in classical schools, and more, the degree is tailored to equip all students in exegesis of the Scriptures.
The central focus of this degree is exegesis. The degree offers you flexibility to customize your degree in light of your own calling.
All students will be trained in exegetical skills specific to Old Testament, New Testament, or both testaments, followed by in-depth book studies in the original languages of Scripture. Other requirements include courses in hermeneutics, biblical theology (OT and NT), and backgrounds and methodologies as they illuminate the task of exegesis.
A working knowledge of Hebrew, Greek, or both ancient languages are required for the completion of this degree depending on your track. Students with missing prerequisite courses are eligible for tuition rebates on all language prerequisites. Find more detailed information on degree completion and prerequisite requirements:
Wheaton offers a number of other master’s degrees related to biblical and theological studies. Explore each program to find the one that best suits your interests and ambitions.